The Oral History Reader

The Oral History Reader The Oral History Reader edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson, is an international anthology of the key writings about the theory, method and use of oral history.Arranged in five thematic sections, The Oral History Reader details issues in the theory and practice of oral history The collection covers key debates in the postwar development of oral history including problems posed by interviewing discussions of the politics of empowerment analytical strategies for interpreting memories concerns of archiving, practice, ethics and interpretation.Each section contains an introduction which contextualises the selection by reviewing key isssues and relevant literature Extensive cross referencing and indexing provides an aid to research and a crucial comparative dimension.This comprehensive volume illustrates similarities and differences in oral history work from around the world, with examples from North America, Britain, Australasia, Continental Europe, Latin America and Africa It also details the subjects such as labour history, women s history, gay and lesbian history, ethnic and indigenous people s history and disability history to which oral history has made a significant contribution. Download The Oral History Reader –

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  • Paperback
  • 494 pages
  • The Oral History Reader
  • Robert Perks
  • English
  • 01 March 2018
  • 0415133521

10 thoughts on “The Oral History Reader

  1. says:

    Life changing text.

  2. says:

    Very useful book for both theorists and practicioners of oral history I got many new ideas on the matter

  3. says:

    Some extraordinary stuff about oral history study in this book It also helps to meet Alistair Thomson, who loves his work.

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